The Weight of a Wedding

The Weight of a Wedding Weddings can be a real mixed bag. For most people, it is typically a joyous occasion and an evening of celebration. For the wedding party, it can be a ball of stress because no one wants to do or say something that might ruin their...

Book quotes: The Majesty of Mystery

Book quotes: The Majesty of Mystery I really enjoy reading books (actual books I can smell and touch and hold in my hands), and I love reading books with others. My reading of a book is often more thorough and thoughtful when going through it with others. And at...

Resources for Sabbath Rest

Resources for Sabbath Rest These last two weeks we have spent some time in our corporate worship gathering looking at the issue of the Sabbath. Our primary text has been Matthew 12:1-13 as we are still walking through our series in that Gospel. At the end of Matthew...

The Daily Office and Midday Prayer

The Daily Office and Midday Prayer Last year I was introduced to a book called Emotionally Healthy Spirituality by Peter Scazzero. If you are at all like me, you are thinking “What kind of weak sauce, get-in-touch-with-your-sensitive-side-garbage is this.”...

Poems for Good Friday

Poems for Good Friday Our church will gather tomorrow evening to look at the death of Jesus on the cross for sinners in what is known as Good Friday. The eternal Son of God who created the world and everything in it (Colossians 1:16) took on flesh and became just like...